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laceblade ([personal profile] laceblade) wrote2009-01-26 08:24 pm
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My Favorites


I started a list in my profile, but it's unwieldy and annoying. It's hard to divide into lists things that I liked and things that are my favorites. So this might be a multi-fractured and complicated list. BUT THAT'S HOW I LIKE IT.

Novels
Redwall; Mossflower; Martin the Warrior by Brian Jacques
The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
Princess Academy by Shannon Hale
Fight Club; Invisible Monsters; Lullaby by Chuck Palahniuk
The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell
White Teeth by Zadie Smith
China Mountain Zhang by Maureen F McHugh
The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood
The Fellowship of the Ring; The Two Towers; The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien
Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
The Stand by Stephen King
The Gunslinger; The Drawing of the Three; The Waste Lands by Stephen King
Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling
Little House on the Prairie [series] by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Lincoln's Melancholy by Joshua Wolf Shenk
The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
Persuasion by Jane Austen
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
Animorphs [series] by K.A. Applegate
Protector of the Small [quartet] by Tamora Pierce
Westmark [trilogy] by Lloyd Alexander
Sabriel by Garth Nix
Ammonite by Nicola Griffith
The Blue Place and Stay by Nicola Griffith
Parable of the Sower/Talents by Octavia Butler
A True Novel by Minae Mizumura

TV Shows
Angel, s.5
Avatar: The Last Airbender
Battlestar Galactica, s.1-2.5
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Burn Notice
Firefly
How I Met Your Mother
Mad Men
The Office (US)
Slings & Arrows
Veronica Mars
The West Wing, s.1-4
Glee
Grey's Anatomy
Scandal
Daredevil

Movies (anime and live-action combined....TOO BAD)
Whisper of the Heart
Fight Club
Brick
Star Wars (original trilogy)
Love Actually
Ever After
Moulin Rouge
The Goonies
Lord of the Rings
Kill Bill
The Lion King
Horatio Hornblower
Tokyo Godfathers
My Neighbor Totoro
Kiki's Delivery Service
Marie Antoinette
Princess Mononoke
Howl's Moving Castle
The Secret of Kells

Favorite Anime
Revolutionary Girl Utena
Cowboy Bebop
Samurai Champloo
Neon Genesis Evangelion
Azumanga Daioh
Princeses Tutu
Black Lagoon
Honey & Clover
Baccano!
NANA
Fullmetal Alchemist
K-ON!

Not!Favorite, but still enjoyable, Anime
Ouran High School Host Club
Sadamitsu the Destroyer
Witch Hunter Robin
Haruhi Suzumiya no Yuutsu
Trigun
Code Geass
Lovely Complex
Emma
Fruits Basket
Rose of Versailles
Romeo x Juliet
Blood: The Last Vampire
Escaflowne
Millennium Actress
Paranoia Agent
Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei
Welcome to the NHK!
Last Exile
Chihayafuru
AKB0048
Hanasaku Iroha
Tari Tari
Attack on Titan
Silver Spoon

Manga and Manhwa
Sailor Moon by Naoko Takeuchi
NANA by Ai Yazawa
Yotsuba&! by Kiyohiko Azuma
Priest by Min-Woo Hyung
High School Debut
Hellsing by Kohta Hirano
Monster Naoki Urasawa
xxxHolic by CLAMP
Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicles by CLAMP
Cardcaptor Sakura by CLAMP
Fullmetal Alchemist by Hiromu Arakawa
Tramps Like Us by Yayoi Ogawa
Sand Chronicles by Hinako Ashihara
Basara by Yumi Tamura

US sequential art (graphic novels, comics, blah)
Y: The Last Man by Brian K. Vaughan
Strangers in Paradise by Terry Moore
The Sandman by Neil Gaiman
DMZ by Brian Wood
Scott Pilgrim by Bryan Lee O'Malley
Fun Home by Alison Bechdel

Video Games
Final Fantasy VII
Final Fantasy Tactics
Final Fantasy XII
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
Persona 4